The University of Warwick (Warwick) received its Royal Charter in 1965. Warwick is a member of the Russell Group, focused on research and interdisciplinary academia. In 2007, Warwick was permitted to award its own medical degrees for its over 400 medical students enrolled at the Warwick Medical School. Warwick has 29 academic departments and 50 research centers and institutes. Warwick's campus is located in the area of the City of Coventry and borders the County of Warwickshire.
Tiny 'Lego' blocks build Janus nanotubes with potential for new drugs and water purification
Researchers have created tiny protein tubes named after the Roman god Janus which may offer a new way to accurately channel drugs into the body's cells.
Model of dangerous bee disease in Jersey provides tool in fight against honeybee infections
Scientists at the University of Warwick have modelled an outbreak of the bee infection American foulbrood in Jersey, using a technique which could be applied to other honeybee diseases such as European foulbrood and the Varroa ...
Danish DNA could be key to happiness
(Phys.org) —Economists at the University's Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) have looked at why certain countries top the world happiness rankings. In particular they have found the closer a ...
Hurricane Sandy's impact measured by millions of Flickr pictures
A new study has discovered a striking connection between the number of pictures of Hurricane Sandy posted on Flickr and the atmospheric pressure in New Jersey as the hurricane crashed through the US state in 2012.
Mobius strip ties liquid crystal in knots to produce tomorrow's materials and photonic devices
University of Warwick scientists have shown how to tie knots in liquid crystals using a miniature Möbius strip made from silica particles.
Motorised microscopic matchsticks move in water with sense of direction
(Phys.org) —Chemists, physicists and computer scientists at the University of Warwick have come together to devise a new powerful and very versatile way of controlling the speed and direction of motion of microscopic structures ...
Consumers unwilling to pay premium create challenges for food companies
Food companies face the challenge of consumers not willing to pay a premium for high standards, a new report The Long and the Short of It has found.
Technique to improve high precision and nanotechnology surface measurement
(Phys.org) —A University of Warwick scientist has conceived a new method to improve the measurement of the surfaces of components essential for use in high-precision and nanotechnology applications.
Innovation rains supreme as entrepreneur reinvents the umbrella
An entrepreneur whose Eureka moment came at last year's wet and windy Grand National has reinvented the umbrella with the help of WMG at the University of Warwick.
Apple Pay could have been here 15 years ago if it wasn't for boardroom egos
Squabbling and a lack of compromise among collaborating dominant industry groups has stunted the growth of mobile payment according to Pinar Ozcan, an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at Warwick Business School, ...